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Underbite


An underbite is a condition in which the teeth and jaw are misaligned, making the lower front teeth farther forward than the upper front teeth. An underbite creates a jutting chin and makes chewing difficult.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics
Last RevisedJanuary 11, 2011

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